Suche Bilder Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive Mehr »
Anmelden
Books Bücher
" It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Seite 150
1839
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Band 18

1849
...or enjoyed, before I could descend to a cool and minute investigation. It was at Rome, on the 15th October, 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of...friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing this Decline and Fall ol the city first started to my mind. But my original...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Band 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...choice was determined by an incident of a striking and romantic nature. 'As I sat musing,' he says, ' With screaming Horror's funeral cry, De=pa!r, and fell Disease, and ghastly the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.' Many years, however,...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Tait's Edinburgh Magazine

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1844
...in the mind of Gibbon, and induced him to write " The Decline and Fall of Rome :" for he writes — "It was at Rome on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amid the ruins of the capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter,...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 Seiten
...qualifications : but, in this sketch, those to whom I am known will not accuse me of framing my own panegyric. It was at Rome, on the 15th of October, 1764, as I...friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter,* that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. But my original...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 Seiten
...qualifications : but, in this sketch, those to whom I am known will not accuse me of framing my own panegyric. It was at Rome, on the 15th of October, 1764, as I...friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter,* that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. But my original...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The Christmas Holydays in Rome

William Ingraham Kip - 1846 - 334 Seiten
...Eternal City." It was in this Church — as he himself tells us — " on the 15th of October, 1764, as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing Vespers, that the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the city first started to his mind." To the Romanist,...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

ITALY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, CONTRASTED WITH ITS PAST CONDITION IN THREE ...

JAMES WHITESIDE - 1848
...Bambino after such an avowal ? Gibbon informs us that it was here, on the 15th of October, 1764, as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers, that the idea of writing the " Decline and Fall" first entered his mind. Supposing the historian to...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Band 31

1848
...the Capitoline Hill at Rome, as Gibbon himself tells us : ' On the fifteenth of October, 1764, as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing Vespers, that the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the city first started to his mind.' "Why is Pompeii...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - 1848 - 456 Seiten
...Hill at Rome, as Gibbon himself tells us: " On the fifteenth of October, 1764, as he sat musing amid the ruins of the capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing Vespers, that the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the city first started to his mind." Why is Pompeii...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Band 66

1849
...could descend to a cool and minute investigation. It was at Rome, on the 1 >(h October 1764, as I eat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the...friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing this Decline and Fall of the city first started to my mind. But my original...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch




  1. Meine Mediathek
  2. Hilfe
  3. Erweiterte Buchsuche
  4. EPUB herunterladen
  5. PDF herunterladen